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  Words related to loop

Related / Similar Words: loop-the-loop, closed circuit, cringle, eyelet, grommet, grummet, loop topology, iteration, coil, curl, intertwine

 

Definition:
  • a flight maneuver; aircraft flies a complete circle in the vertical plane;
  • a complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a signal circulates;
  • fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines;
  • an intrauterine device in the shape of a loop;
  • the topology of a network whose components are connected in a loop;
  • a computer program that performs a series of instructions repeatedly until some specified condition is satisfied;
  • the basic pattern of the human fingerprint;
  • an inner circle of advisors (especially under President Reagan); "he''s no longer in the loop";
  • (computer science) a single execution of a set of instructions that are to be repeated; "the solution took hundreds of iterations";
  • anything with a round or oval shape (formed by a curve that is closed and does not intersect itself);
  • fasten or join with a loop; "He looped the watch through his belt";
  • wind around something in coils or loops;
  • make a loop in; "loop a rope";
  • fly loops, perform a loop; "the stunt pilot looped his plane";
  • move in loops; "The bicycle looped around the tree";

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    Hyponyms: inside loop, outside loop, parallel circuit, shunt circuit, belt, drip loop, noose, running noose, slip noose, lobe, bight, crochet, hook

     

    Derivational Morphology: repeat, reiterate, ingeminate, iterate, restate, retell, coil, curl, intertwine, cringle, eyelet, grommet, grummet, whorl, roll, curlicue, ringlet, gyre, scroll, spiral, volute, helix, loop-the-loop

     

    Anagrams: polo, pool, poll, PPLO, plop, Polo

     

     
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